A lifelong resident of the City of Buffalo, Michael J. LoCurto was appointed the Delaware District Common Council Member in March 2006. He was elected that November to finish the term and was reelected to a four-year term in November 2007. Council Member LoCurto was educated at Public School #66 Elementary School, City Honors High School, and the University at Buffalo, from which he received both his B.A. in Media Studies and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning.
Prior to his appointment to the Common Council, LoCurto served as Special Assistant to New York State Assembly Member Sam Hoyt, helping to establish the Mayor’s Anti-Flipping Task Force and specializing in research and legislation on issues of community development and urban revitalization. He also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at the University at Buffalo, Research Fellow at the UB Institute for Local Governance and Regional Growth and as an intern for both the City of Buffalo Office of Strategic Planning and U.S. Congressman John J. LaFalce.more » « less